Margot is represented by Becky’s Literary Bookings and available for school, library and community group visits, literary festivals, conferences, creative writing workshops, author panels, signings and podcasts. She is based in Adelaide, and willing to travel for select events.
She can be booked to run workshops and classroom discussions, present at assemblies, perform readings, chair panels, etc. and presents on a range of topics including:
- Her YA novel Neverland and its key themes and elements:
- Memory and illusion
- Unreliable narrators and ‘unlikable’ female protagonists
- The importance for young women to take charge of their stories
- Representations of mental health issues in YA
- A ‘student-friendly’ version of her Writers’ SA ‘Reimagining Færy Tales for Contemporary Fiction’ Workshop
- Pathways to publication
- More than just manuscripts: What does it mean to be an author in the 21st century?
- Choosing a ‘risky’ profession (things I wish I could tell my teenage self)
- Creative writing craft (including writing for a YA readership)
- Essay, review and persuasive writing
- The #LoveOzYA movement and the importance of embracing our national youth literature
Margot holds a creative writing PhD and has taught English and creative writing topics at university. She has also worked in secondary schools as a tutor and drama department assistant and is happy to visit co-ed, single-sex, public and private secondary schools.
For more information or to make a booking, contact Becky’s Literary Bookings.